Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112409
Boot fails on new install when swap file is being enabled.
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:41:04 EDT
Description of problem: install stops after "Enable swap file" appears
during boot sequence.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: All reboots
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn PC off
2. Turn PC on
3. Watch display
Actual results: System stops activity
Expected results: Boot sequence should finish and grapical interface
Do you have firewire?
I saw this in other 2 computers. It happen when the system was closed
unexpectly (i.e: a power shortage).
Both computer was just installed and no updates from Fedora website at
all. The kernel was kernel-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl
I don't tested it with the new kernel: kernel-2.4.22-1.2129.nptl
The quick solution we found was reinstall the computer because nothing
was on there, but I expect never have this error on a computer with
I am seeing this on a:
Dell Poweredge 1750
I am using kernel-smp-2.4.22-1.2040.nptl. The behavior is
intermittent in that it works sometimes and doesnt other times. It
seems that the single proc kernel works fine.
I had this problem with the single user-core when the system had to
be restarted when it run into a freeze due to driver-problem for my
Ati graphical adapter. Re-installing led to a repeating sequence of
After I installed the correct drivers I restarted the system in
runlevel 2 to avoid starting X and let the system finish the swap-
file attachments etc. Then the problem disappeared.
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of
response. Please reopen if this persists on current releases such as Fedora Core 3.